Program configuration for MesNews 1.6
Make the following adjustments to use our news server:
In the "Groups" register, enter your real name in Name and your e-mail address in E-Mail. Click OK.
In Local name for server you can assign a short name for the server, we have chosen "NetNews".
Storing your account information in the news reader's configuration is a potential security risk. If you are unsure, please refer to our FAQ at http://news.cis.dfn.de/faq.html#1.6.
It is not necessary to enter a password if your institution is a member of the institutional access scheme (Anwenderzulassung) and you are accessing the server from your institution's network.
You can subscribe a group by double-clicking its name. You can also select it by a single click and clicking Subscribe on the right side of the window.
Subscribed groups are marked with a litte newspaper symbol.
Click OK when you are done with your selection.
Click a group from the list to fetch the available messages from our server. During the first contact MesNews might offer to limit the number of articles to be downloaded. It might be useful to do so, click No and enter how many messages you want to read. Click OK to start the download.
Now you can read and write articles using our news server.
Click Layout in the list on the left, then uncheck Allow sending messages in HTML format.